Boarding Team

The Houseparents - Mr Dewhirst (Head of Boarding) and Mrs Dewhirst

Mr and Mrs Dewhirst are the Houseparents and live in the main mansion building.

Assistant House Master - Mr Ryan-Lowes

Mr Ryan-Lowes is the Assistant Housemaster. In the day, he is Head of History and enjoys coaching sport.

House Tutors

Each night one house tutor (a senior member of academic staff) is on the boarding floor, supporting children in both emotional and academic matters.

Mr Kirk (Humanities teacher)

Mr Manley (Head of Junior School)

Mrs Mitchell (Deputy Head Academic)

Mr Moodley (Head of Maths)

Miss Swain (Head of Classics)

Miss Walters (Head of Drama and teaches English and History)


Miss Grace is our School Nurse. 


At Swanbourne House we are very lucky to have great gap students from all around the world who will help to entertain your children in the evenings, hear them read and be another port of call in our wide range of enthusiastic boarding staff.